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Peter Burr House, Vicinity of State Route 9 & Ridge Road, Shenandoah Junction, Jefferson County, WV



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B&W Photos

HB1257693
General View From South

HB1257694
South Front

HB1257695
General View From Southeast

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East Side

HB1257697
General View From Northeast

HB1257698
North Rear

HB1257699
West Side

HB1257700
Detail, North Rear, Eastern Half, From The Northwest

HB1257701
Detail, North Rear, Porch On Eastern Half, Looking East

HB1257702
Detail, North Rear, Western Half, Looking South

HB1257703
Detail, South Front, Joining Of Log Section And Frame Section

HB1257704
Detail, East Side, Showing Exposed Brick Nogging Under Siding

HB1257705
Detail, West Side, Section Of Chimney And Siding

HB1257706
Detail, North Rear, Window

HB1257707
Detail, North Rear, Clapbaord Siding In Porch Area

HB1257708
Interior, First Floor, Center Section, Showing Exterior Door And Stairs To Second Floor

HB1257709
Interior, First Floor, East Section, Southeast Room (note Built-in Mantel Left Of Door)

HB1257710
Interior, First Floor, East Section, Northeast Room, Looking East

HB1257711
Interior, First Floor, East Section, Northeast Room, Northwest Corner (note Exposed Brick Nogging)

HB1257712
Interior, First Floor, West Section, General View (note Crane In Fireplace)

HB1257713
Interior, Second Floor, East Section, Stair Landing, (note Crawl-through Doorway To Second Floor Of Center Section)

HB1257714
Interior, Second Floor, East Section, Northeast Room (note Built-in Chimney Shelf)

HB1257715
Interior, Second Floor, East Section, Northeast Room, Detail Of Corner Posts

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Interior, Second Floor, East Section, View From Stair Landing Through Door To Southeast Room

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Item Title


Location
Vicinity of State Route 9 & Ridge Road, Shenandoah%2525252BJunction, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-42
Building/structure dates: 1751 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1804 subsequent work
Significance: One of the oldest extant buildings in the state. Very rare example of early homestead of which all other examples are of stone rather than wood. Home of Peter Burr, an early settler to the area and cousin of Aaron Burr.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
4. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTH
5. SOUTH FRONT
6. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
7. EAST SIDE
8. GENERAL VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
9. NORTH REAR
10. WEST SIDE
11. DETAIL, NORTH REAR, EASTERN HALF, FROM THE NORTHWEST
12. DETAIL, NORTH REAR, PORCH ON EASTERN HALF, LOOKING EAST
13. DETAIL, NORTH REAR, WESTERN HALF, LOOKING SOUTH
14. DETAIL, SOUTH FRONT, JOINING OF LOG SECTION AND FRAME SECTION
15. DETAIL, EAST SIDE, SHOWING EXPOSED BRICK NOGGING UNDER SIDING
16. DETAIL, WEST SIDE, SECTION OF CHIMNEY AND SIDING
17. DETAIL, NORTH REAR, WINDOW
18. DETAIL, NORTH REAR, CLAPBAORD SIDING IN PORCH AREA
19. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, CENTER SECTION, SHOWING EXTERIOR DOOR AND STAIRS TO SECOND FLOOR
20. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, EAST SECTION, SOUTHEAST ROOM (NOTE BUILT-IN MANTEL LEFT OF DOOR)
21. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, EAST SECTION, NORTHEAST ROOM, LOOKING EAST
22. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, EAST SECTION, NORTHEAST ROOM, NORTHWEST CORNER (NOTE EXPOSED BRICK NOGGING)
23. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, WEST SECTION, GENERAL VIEW (NOTE CRANE IN FIREPLACE)
24. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, EAST SECTION, STAIR LANDING, (NOTE CRAWL-THROUGH DOORWAY TO SECOND FLOOR OF CENTER SECTION)
25. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, EAST SECTION, NORTHEAST ROOM (NOTE BUILT-IN CHIMNEY SHELF)
26. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, EAST SECTION, NORTHEAST ROOM, DETAIL OF CORNER POSTS
27. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, EAST SECTION, VIEW FROM STAIR LANDING THROUGH DOOR TO SOUTHEAST ROOM


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